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Getting the most from Code Clinic

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Video: Getting the most from Code Clinic

If you really want to get the most out of Code Clinic, try to

Getting the most from Code Clinic

If you really want to get the most out of Code Clinic, try to create your own solution to the problem before you watch how I've done it. If you've spent time working on the question, you'll have a better idea of some of the difficult paths, and have a better understanding of why I've made certain choices. I've included the source code for my solution in the exercise files. I'm assuming you've already got the necessary tools installed to be able to edit and run the code. If not, I'd recommend you take a look at my introducing PHP course, here on lynda.com.

Code Clinic is a unique opportunity to look over my shoulder as I actually solve coding problems. Keep in mind that my solutions isn't the only correct solution. There are always a multitude of ways to solve a problem, but by watching how I approach the task, I hope you'll learn how to become a better programmer yourself.

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Code Clinic: PHP

36 video lessons · 2388 viewers

David Powers
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  1. 8m 49s
    1. Welcome
      1m 18s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      4m 40s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 56s
    4. Getting the most from Code Clinic
      55s
  2. 1h 34m
    1. Introducing Lake Pend Oreille
      5m 4s
    2. Overview of my solution
      3m 22s
    3. Setting up the database
      4m 55s
    4. Retrieving the full-year records
      5m 20s
    5. Processing the full-year records
      10m 49s
    6. Priming the date_recorded column
      7m 47s
    7. Inserting the full-year data into the database
      6m 48s
    8. Processing individual days
      6m 54s
    9. Retrieving a year's data a day at a time
      7m 41s
    10. Keeping the data up to date
      4m 27s
    11. Calculating the mean and median values
      7m 21s
    12. Creating a web service
      6m 21s
    13. Getting the required data
      6m 50s
    14. Building the web service response
      10m 38s
  3. 49m 47s
    1. Identify the image subset
      3m 14s
    2. Overview of my solution
      3m 19s
    3. Setting up the files
      2m 43s
    4. Calculating the scaling ratio
      6m 28s
    5. Using a custom class to scale images
      6m 25s
    6. Generating the thumbnails
      7m 49s
    7. Using subimage-search in ImageMagick
      4m 32s
    8. Analyzing the image statistics
      4m 45s
    9. Finding the cropped images
      7m 13s
    10. Running the script and displaying the results
      3m 19s
  4. 39m 3s
    1. A classic CS interview question NEW
      2m 4s
    2. Overview of my solution NEW
      3m 48s
    3. Finding all possible combinations NEW
      6m 26s
    4. Detecting horizontal attacks programmatically NEW
      4m 8s
    5. Implementing the checkLayout() function NEW
      6m 25s
    6. Rotating the chessboard NEW
      4m 59s
    7. Eliminating duplicate solutions NEW
      6m 34s
    8. Displaying the unique solutions NEW
      4m 39s

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